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KCSMMHZ
Nov 23, 2012 2:30pm PST
number of cities. >> they also held rallies in tahrir square and nationwide in protest of the president assuming new powers. >> he says he wants to put an end to what he calls the seemingly endless transition to democracy, but his critics say he has set himself up as a dictator. >> these protesters are enraged at the actions of president morsi. in several egyptian cities such as here in alexandria, protesters set fire to buildings belonging to his freedom and justice party. authorities in cairo prevented a similar attack there. his latest decrees give him almost to treat the complete control over the judicial system until a new parliament is elected. opposition politicians are calling for mass protests. they include a nobel peace laureate who says morsi has put egypt back on the path to dictatorship. >> this is a coup against the revolutionary legitimacy that brought him to power. these actions represent a takeover of the country's authorities and make him an even bigger dictator then mubarak. >> but morsi rejects the accusations and says he is working in the interests of all egyptians.
PBS
Nov 20, 2012 6:30pm PST
advanced into the city of goma. >> the u.s. has polled the rest of the staff from the city saved they control the airport in the city and peacekeepers would remain to protect civilians. >> u.s. troops on the ground have been supporting the government forces. >> neighboring rwanda is expected -- suspected of supporting the rebels but panic is spreading with many fearing an escalation into war. >> the battle was over. after days of clashes with government soldiers, hundreds of rebel fighters marched on the second-largest city meeting next to no resistance. the residents are angry. >> we feel abandoned by the government. >> we don't know what to do. >> the united nations peacekeepers are completely useless. they stood there and watched the rebels take over without putting up any resistance. >> we feel absolutely cheated. >> the remaining u.n. forces meant to protect the civilian population of from reprisal. most other european personnel have already left. they're fleeing and the fighting in the thousands. many have gone east crossing the border into neighboring rwanda. the u.n. and becau
KCSMMHZ
Nov 26, 2012 2:30pm PST
cars rolling through the city, it they do not seem too worried about global warming. qatar's initials are highest in the world. >> they are ambitious open for change on global level. they want to work to a new agreement that will take effect by 2020. >> this is a historic conference. it is a vital importance, considering the items on the agenda. it is a turning point in the negotiations on climate change. >> breyer's, experts have sounded urgent warnings about melting polar ice and extreme weather. they say that in order to limit global temperature rise to two degrees celsius, greenhouse gas emissions must be kept low, but total emissions are still rising every year. many experts believe may it already be too late. temperatures could surge by of to four degrees celsius this century. compared to pre-industrial levels. the consequences are incalculable. some nations are pushing for an extension of the kyoto protocol. it expires at the end of this year. >> how was looking for these talks in doha? as germany scaling back their expectations? >> the german environment minister said
PBS
Nov 28, 2012 6:30pm PST
police. one demonstrator died of tear gas inhalation. public anger has spread to other cities in egypt. in alexandria, protesters attacked the local offices of the muslim brotherhood. pressure may be mounting, but so far, the president has shown no sign of giving in. >> many of those joining these latest protests also took part in last year's revolution, which overthrew hosni mubarak. >> 1 blogger originally supported president morsi and saw him as a force for change, but the latest developments in the country are giving him reason to take to the streets again. >> he thought his time as a revolutionary was over, but now, he is back at the place where he and his friends protested against then president hosni mubarak two years ago the mode is the same as it was then, but the chant is different. he's calling for resistance to the current president. >> i am even more disappointed by the constitutional declaration issued on november 21, which has given him a god- like powers that make him an even worse dictator. >> he is a prominent lawyer. his voice carries weight here. not long ago,
KCSMMHZ
Nov 22, 2012 2:30pm PST
city. the cease-fire appears to be holding. what are the people on the ground saying right now? >> there is a sense that -- people, of course, first of all are believed that the fighting for now at least is over. people are returning back to life, and schools will be opened they say on saturday. there were more funerals today, but there is also another feeling. a lot of people i talked to are not confident that this is an actual end to the violence. the terms of the agreement are not very clear. people do not really know what this could mean in the future. >> let's talk about those details. as you mentioned, they have yet to be hammered out for a lasting truce. what could they involve? >> both sides should hold off hostilities and israel should refrain from further incursions into the gaza strip and targeting leaders and militants of several factions. in return, all the militant groups should seize rocket fire and cross border attacks. the interesting part is this open border part of the issue. it is not really clear yet what it really means. hamas wants a lifting of the blocka
KCSMMHZ
Nov 27, 2012 2:30pm PST
workers, city hall workers. not just in athens, as about 2/3 of city halls around the country were shut. many of those workers will be laid off between now and the end of the year. the government is finding it very hard to get the mayors of those city halls to send in the list of names of people who have to be laid off. >> thanks so much for the update. germany is a top lender to greece, and lawmakers are expected to approve the release of berlin's contribution immediately. still, there are deep suspicions that talks of a debt write-down have been delayed until after next year's german elections. >> the deal would be put to vote on thursday or friday. >> it is not an easy sell for the defense of the idea of letting greece buy back its bonds at below market value. >> it is important to be fair and say that other eurozone countries should not be profitable. greece needs this. >> german chancellor angela merkel and her finance minister can count on the majority in parliament to support the plan, even though many lawmakers still had questions when they were being briefed. opposition pa
KCSMMHZ
Nov 29, 2012 2:30pm PST
city dispatched within 10,000 snowplows, but it was not enough. rush-hour traffic backed up for miles and moved at a snail's pace. 50 centimeters of fresh snow are expected by friday. some are pleased. others less so. >> it makes you feel happy. it reminds you of the new year and holidays. >> horrible. i think it is horrible. dirt and pedals everywhere. i do not like it. >> in central europe, things look similar. a cold front is moving from the south and east across germany. in bavaria, slick roads caused morning accidents. meteorologists say temperatures will remain cold and snow will blanket germany by the weekend -- perfect weather to visit the christmas markets. >> speaking of christmas, there is less than a month to go now -- can you believe it? before the holiday. the season would not be complete without the christmas tree at rockefeller center. the mayor himself hit the switch at the ceremony, which drew thousands of spectators. >> it is a tradition that dates all the way back to 1933. like every year, there were plenty of stars on hand to get the city in the holiday spir
PBS
Nov 21, 2012 6:30pm PST
end. >> the mood was somber on the streets of greek cities as people that just the bad news from brussels -- as people digested the bad news from brussels. >> i do not know if i to make a difference to our everyday lives. the measures that have been taken thus far have already left us in poverty. all i had to say is that the people are very disappointed. >> the government says it has done all it can to comply with the demands of international creditors, and the eurozone countries and imf must keep their part of the bargain. with state bankruptcy looming, athens has issued treasury bills with shorter maturity as a way of raising cash quickly. the opposition in greece blame the prime minister but added that germany and in particular chancellor merkel were also at fault. >> mr. samaras has become an inseparable part of ms. merkel's election campaign. she cannot admit to the german people in the run-up to elections that she made a mistake, that she is responsible for the coming recession and that the greek debts must be cut. >> the german finance minister continues to reject that opt
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am EST
sort of federal scrutiny, which basically said if you are a small county in alabama or a city and you want to exchange your election laws or voting laws, you have to basically get it cleared ahead of time in washington and send some sort of form to the justice department to explain what you are going to do or you could go to a federal court. the theory was for 100 years, even though racial discrimination had been outlawed by the 15th amendment, a lot of cities and towns that control the voter rolls had various schemes that prevented blacks from registering to vote, so the federal government -- this is an unusual lot to say we are going to put the whole part of the country under special scrutiny of the federal courts -- that law still exists. the dissected by the voting rights act. it still is the case, if texas wants to change its congressional districts or have a new voter id laws. the networks -- a need to get it cleared from washington. host: how many states are we talking? guest: there are nine states, i think, covered by the law. the formula, i can tell you the simple part of it.
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2012 7:00am EST
. finally, all while parts of new york city are still recovering from hurricane sandy, tradition is being maintained as the macy's thanksgiving day parade stops off in manhattan. and for many large retailers from the traditional black friday is a starting later today. some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> you career officers, you disch -- changed this army. go and find your soldiers. do not find them in the villages and towns of america. and we did that. and over about five or six years recruited an absolutely splendid force of young men and women more willing to serve their country as volunteers, and they had the same tradition, the same culture, the same loyalty and dedication as any other generation of americans. and they proved themselves in the gulf war, the panama invasion. it proved themselves in the past 10 years and iraq and afghanistan. but the theme we have to keep in mind is something that president lincoln said. to care for those who are born to battle. to care. that means never forget that they are carrying the american spirit, they are carrying the american
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 7:00am EST
the fiscal clef. host: david from union city. good morning. are you with us? ok. dave is turning into the tv rather than the phone call. we will look at the peace study. -- pew study. let's go to marie in alabama, a a democrat. good morning. caller: good morning. can you hear me? i think that the states are already represented through their congresspersons. we do not need to have double representation. host: ok. let's go to springfield, georgia on the independent line. caller: good morning. my comment is there are a number of states that are not paying enough to the federal government. they get a lot more money back. to have these states have more input into the crisis, i think it would be a major mistake. the election has been decided already. obama 1. his referendum should be, it just that, what ever he wants. the states are complaining. they're not paying enough to the federal government. you have a lot of other states that are more liberal that are supporting people. host: agusta, georgia. caller: actually, the people have spoken. they have spoken because they reelected president
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 7:00am EST
from the city of philadelphia. the address said south spruce street. i know it runs east to west. it also had a wrong the number address. the street only goes to 250 and it went to 261. host: what is the process there? caller: i have no idea. i called city hall. they had no name of that voter. i tell the voters he was not allowed to vote of my polling system. he then threatened me and said he would come after me. he had people waiting outside of the before me. it was a very frightening situation. fortunately, a voter who was there with me came to my defense. i called city hall and they said, we would never issue anything like that. there was an official stamp. i also called the district attorney's office. they never called me back. i called and called again. this is our right fraud. if you just had a voter i.d.. the lines are enormous. i have to check the spelling of their name, i have to look up everything. it is so much easier and nicer for us as a worker. i was there for 14 hours that day with a half hour lunch. i was so happy to have somebody give me an idea. it made the proc
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 7:00am EST
city of chicago. because it's based on real estate taxes, the funding, never being able to have the same opportunities. those kids have laptops and can take them home. but there's not even a computer in the class rooms within the city of chicago. my sister is a principal in the system. i asked her one question that would be critical to making the situation better for the students, she said to bring back the resources to the school in order to help the parents in dysfunctional houses that are underserved with 20% unemployment and we would get a more conducive environment and for the children to learn so they could be more prepared for school and retain what they learn in school. 14,: here's the september 2012 article puts out by the white house -about the effects of the potential cuts that will go into place on december 31 if no deal is struck over the fiscal cliff. the automatic spending cuts, defense and non-defense. in the report, educational achievement and special- education programs would be shaved by an 2.3 billion. this was written in september. in "politico" there is an opin
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 7:00am EST
listen to mayor bloomberg, said the damage was an president and maybe the worst storm the city ever faced and the tidal surge was 14. governor chris christie said the damage in new jersey was unthinkable and we had fires and hurricane force winds, massive flooding, deepersnow. when you looked at that and but flooding to the health care systems and the shutdown of the stock exchanges, you start to get a sense of the massive scale and scope of this storm and yet the networks performed. i have read dozens of stories over the last couple weeks on how for many consumers their only tie to any information or people was through their smartphone, linking social media and other smartphone. while there was an impact on some websites, the networks performed really pretty well. >> my assessment is some networks did well, some networks did less well, but we don't have solid information about this, because there are no reporting requirements on these networks, no standards by which we measure their performance is. it is entirely voluntary whether they want to talk to the fcc or to their state or local g
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 7:00am EST
cities like new york with a big apartment houses and complexes, it would be hard to get, especially for older residents, to go down to the street and pick up the mail. pharmaceutical drugs being delivered to their first floor offices. so, they are looking at various things, various ways they can cut around the edges. of course, the biggest change of all the of looking at would be the closure of some post offices. they are trying to come up with some -- there are some 3000 facilities all across the country, maybe cut back by 10%. how they choose which ones to pick is they would have something like what they use for closing military bases, base realignment closure commission, a brac-like commission to pick which facilities to be closed. that is a controversial item, being proposed by the house. host: cindy on twitter send this -- the price of forever stamps are rising in january again. guest:, i believe it is going up to 46 cents from 45. yes, it is going up. one of the things they're talking about is should the postal authorities, the postal regulatory commission, should they be allowed
LINKTV
Nov 27, 2012 11:00am PST
painters alike, saw visions of a future world in america. "i see a thousand kingdoms raised, cities and men, numerous as sand upon the ocean shore. the ohio then shall glide by many a town of note, and where the mississippi stamy forest shaded now runs weeping on, cities shall grow, and states, not less in fame than greece and rome." ( music ) ( music ) narrator: the east buiing of the national gallery of art in washing d.c.-- built to relieve the heavily- burdened facilities of the original gallery, to house temporary exhibitions, and to serve as a center for advanced study in the visual arts. within these walls, visitors to our nation's capital are drawn in to a very special place where monumental accomplishments of modern masters await discovery. built on a trapezoidal plot of land adjoining the original gallery, the east building is of a unique and radical design, utilizing triangular shapes with large interior spaces. it was a collaborative effort spanning more than ten years. director j. carter brown worked closely with architect i. m. pei in its development. seven works of ar
LINKTV
Nov 29, 2012 7:30am PST
. - hello ? - hello, miss robinson. "this is your lucky day. you are the big winner in the city sweepstakes." that's wonderful but what did i win ? "you've won a number of valuable prizes, but most important, "as a city winner, you can compete for the national sweepstakes. "you could win $1 million a year for the rest of your life. -what do you think about that ?" -i don't know what to say. "a sweepstakes representative will stop by your house to collect a small entry fee." an entry fee ? how much ? "only $100. can you believe it ? pennies compared to the millions of dollars... "you could receive over the next 40 or so what time would you like us to come over ?" [ narrator ] if you have questions about a product or the people who are selling it, call the better business bureau. they keep records of businesses people complain about and will share this information with you. a hundred dollars ? i have to pay you $100 ? i don't think so. [ narrator ] if a bargain sounds too good to be true, it generally is. and this one-gallon refill is only $5.99. but the offer continues-- please.
NBC
Nov 25, 2012 5:30am PST
and three in las vegas, a city that is home to the most profitable restaurants in america. >> we get to meet doctors, bankers, politicians, everyone in every walk of life and most of the time in a good mood. >> if they are losing at the black jack tables maybe that is when they are not in a good mood. >> that happens after everyone eats. >> who's most like their dad? >> this guy. >> why do you feel that that way? >> no. he's very stubborn. >> what do you think you learned from the business from your dad most. >> sincerity and dedication, and taking care of people who take care of us. >> sirio, you have served some of the most well-known, most famous worlds in the world. what does that identity mean for you now with this new restaurant? >> the people i have met are great. there are two or three that have been captivated by their style and power a. >> i'm impressed everyone went to the family business. no black sheep that wanted to go somewhere else. >> lawyer, doctor and architect. >> and you got three restaurant tours. at some point you will retire. who's the successor? >> i ask you
LINKTV
Nov 29, 2012 11:00am PST
region and from the metropolitan center, including mexico city. ar regio has, for almost a hundred years, been the west central region, that is, jalisco, michoacan. and we found that indeed, it was still t most important gion forendingignts. narrator: jones then sees a surprising cluster here, whe heecit. s:noceral mexico hascarcely been udd byociascntists. weererore suri s:noceral mexico hascarcely been udd heagni omigrat bfrom the nend a aso is was, weererore suri s:noceral mexico but to verify this, i needed to go into the field. narrator: nes's research has brought him here, to the mesa dee, a high dry plateau beginning near mexico city and stretching to the u.s. border. and employment here:ditiaa gold andilver mining. but one look at the mines and a talk wh some remaining workers coirms the sad economic stistics. butchear mesutestand a drop ine talk wh some remaining workers haveut many bs here. jones: what we found in the north central region was a decline in proction and in employment in the mining sector, which corresponded, spatially, remarkably closely to the migration patterns
KCSMMHZ
Nov 23, 2012 5:30pm PST
the entire building. >> the city at the tower's foot is what was once known as edo, where the craft was born. this traditional cut glass craft is one that began in edo, old tokyo and areas near it.
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